A BLACKWATER man was jailed for driving whilst disqualified without insurance after drinking alcohol.

Magistrates considered the offence so serious as it was his second breach of a driving ban in one month.

Conor Leonard Fulton, 25, of Passmore Close, committed three separate offences on October 4 in Newquay for which he was jailed for sixteen weeks.

He pleaded guilty to driving without valid insurance, driving whilst disqualified and driving with 69 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when the limit is 35.

He received two eight-week sentences - one for the drink driving charge and another for driving whilst disqualified. The sentences will run consecutively.

He received no separate penalty for driving without insurance.

As well as the prison sentence, Fulton is disqualified from driving for a further four years.

He was also ordered to pay a £122.

A HELSTON man was given a community order for beating a woman.

Michael James Samson, 35, of Hellis Wartha, was ordered to carry out rehabilitation activity for a maximum of 20 days.

He pleaded guilty to the offence which took place on between June 23 and 25 and was also fined £200.

Samson was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £85 and court costs of £85.

A FALMOUTH man was handed a restraining order after smashing glass doors.

Stephen Dutch, 19, of Church Way, was ordered not to contact his victim or go to their road until October 6 2021.

Dutch pleaded guilty to the offence which took place on August 22 in Falmouth.

He was fined £100 and ordered to pay compensation of £100 as well as a victim surcharge of £32.